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New plays from Walt Disney Co., Random House and Berkshire Hathaway; other recent deals listed here in alphabetical order according to buyer

Target | Acquirer

Streamline Adjusting Co Inc | Alliance Worldwide           

Alliance Worldwide Investigative Group Inc acquired Streamline Adjusting Co Inc, a Clifton Park-based provider of claims adjusting services.

SemStream Arizona Propane LLC | Alliant Gas LLC          

Alliant Gas LLC, a wholly-owned unit of CB Capital Partners Inc's JP Energy Partners LP subsidiary, Inc definitively agreed to acquire SemStream Arizona Propane LLC, a Page-based wholesaler of propane gas, from SemGroup Corp.

Lithium Corp | Altura Mining Ltd   

Altura Mining Ltd of Australia, signed Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire a 14. 733% stake, or 11 mil new common shares, in Lithium Corp, a Reno-based provider of communication services, for $0.05 per share, or a total value of $0.55 mil, in a privately negotiated transaction.

Aires Consulting Group Inc | Arthur J Gallagher & Co     

Arthur J Gallagher & Co acquired Aires Consulting Group Inc, a Batavia-based provider of consulting services. Terms were not disclosed.

Lou Crawford & Associates Inc | AssuredPartners Inc    

AssuredPartners Inc, a unit of GTCR LLC, acquired Lou Crawford & Associates Inc, a Bellevue-based insurance company. The transaction included Downing Insurance LLC.

Schiff Nutrition Intl Inc | Bayer HealthCare LLC  

Bayer Healthcare LLC, a majority-owned unit of Bayer AG's majority-owned Bayer Healthcare AG subsidiary, agreed to merge with Schiff Nutrition International Inc, a Salt Lake City-based manufacturer and wholesaler of pharmaceuticals, for $34 in cash per share, or a total value of $1.062 bil.

Oriental Trading Co Inc | Berkshire Hathaway Inc          

Berkshire Hathaway Inc planned to acquire Oriental Trading Co (Oriental), an Omaha-based provider of direct marketing services of party and school supplies, toys, novelties, arts, crafts and giftware, from The Carlyle Group LLC (Carlyle). Terms were not disclosed, but according to people familiar with the transaction, the deal was valued at an estimated $500 mil. Originally, In August 2012, Carlyle was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its Oriental unit.

Crossing Automation Inc | Brooks Automation Inc           

Brooks Automation Inc definitively agreed to acquire Crossing Automation Inc, a Fremont-based manufacturer of fab and tool automation products, for an estimated $63 mil in cash.

Sterno Group LLC | Candle Lamp Co LLC  

Candle Lamp Co LLC acquired Sterno Group LLC, a Des Plaines-based manufacturer and wholesaler of cooking fuel, from Blyth Inc.

Genesis Digital Imaging Inc | Carestream Health Inc       

Carestream Health Inc, an Onex Corp's Onex Healthcare Holdings Inc subsidiary, acquired Genesis Digital Imaging Inc, a Los Angeles-based developer of imaging software and wholesaler of diagnostic imaging systems.

Netflix Inc | Carl Icahn        

Carl Icahn acquired a 9. 98% stake, or 5.543 mil common shares in Netflix Inc, a Los Gatos-based provider of online movie rental services, for an estimated $168.9 mil, in a privately negotiated transaction.

WorldMate Inc | Carlson Wagonlit Travel USA     

Carlson Wagonlit Travel USA, a wholly owned unit of Carlson Wagonlit BV acquired WorldMate Inc, a Palo Alto- based provides application services.

Pluto Technologies Inc | Cemtrex Inc        

Cemtrex Inc acquired an undisclosed minority stake in Pluto Technologies Inc, a New York-based provider of application services, in a privately negotiated

transaction.

Art to Go Inc-Memorabilia | Citadel EFT Inc         

Citadel EFT Inc acquired Sports and Entertainment memorabilia from Art to Go Inc, a New York-based collector of arts, sports and entertainment memorabilia, for an undisclosed amount in Series C preferred shares.

Safety-Kleen Inc | Clean Harbors Inc        

Clean Harbors Inc definitively agreed to acquire Safety-Kleen Inc (Safety-Kleen), a Plano-based manufacturer and wholesaler of cleaning products, for $1.25 bil in cash. Originally, In June 2012, Safety-Kleen was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company.

Epsilen LLC | ConnectEDU Inc        

ConnectEDU Inc acquired Epsilen LLC, an Indianapolis- based developer of social learning management software, from The New York Times Co.

Ute Energy Upstream Hldgs LLC | Crescent Point Energy Corp 

Crescent Point Energy Corp agreed to acquire Ute Energy Upstream Holdings LLC, a Denver-based oil and natural gas company engaged in the exploration, development, production and acquisition of oil and natural gas reserves, for $861 mil. The consideration consisted of $784 in cash and the assumption of $77 mil in liabilities.

Floyd Browne Group CT Consultants Inc   

CT Consultants Inc acquired Floyd Browne Group, a Delaware-based provider of engineering services.

Williams Controls Inc | Curtiss-Wright Corp         

Curtiss-Wright Corp definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Williams Controls Inc, a Portland-based manufacturer of motor vehicle parts, from Dolphin Direct Equity Partners LP, a unit of Dolphin Offshore Partners LP, and other shareholders, via a tender offer for $15.42 in cash per share, or a total value of $113.795 mil.

Recombinant Data Corp | Deloitte Consulting LLP           

Deloitte Consulting LLP, a unit of Deloitte Touche LLP's Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC subsidiary, acquired Recombinant Data Corp, a Newton-based provider of data warehousing and clinical intelligence solutions services.

Ford Motor Co-Climate Control | Detroit Thermal Systems LLC 

Detroit Thermal Systems LLC, a joint venture between V Johnson Enterprises LLC (51%) and Valeo SA (49%), definitively agreed to acquire the climate control business of Ford Motor Co.

Etherios Inc | Digi International Inc          

Digi International Inc acquired Etherios Inc, a Dallas-based provider of cloud computing solutions.

Silver Tail Systems | EMC Corp      

EMC Corp definitively agreed to acquire Silver Tail Systems, a Menlo Park-based developer of online security software. Terms were not disclosed.

Flores Gas Co Inc | Ferrellgas Partners LP

Ferrellgas Partners LP acquired Flores Gas Co Inc, an El Paso-based retailer of propane gas. Terms were not disclosed.

The Legend Group | First Allied Holdings Inc       

First Allied Holdings Inc, a unit of Lovell Minnick Partners LLC, definitively agreed to acquire The Legend Group, a Palm Beach Gardens- based provider of investment management services, from Waddell & Reed Financial Inc.

Prestolite Wire Corp | General Cable Tech Corp  

General Cable Technologies Corp definitively agreed to acquire Prestolite Wire Corp, a Southfield-based manufactures electrical wire and cable products.

Global Cell Buyers | GTSO Resources Inc   

GTSO Resources, a unit of Green Technology Solutions Inc, acquired Global Cell Buyers, a Cambridge-based provider of cellphone recycling services.

Northeast Alabama Prosthetics | Hanger Inc        

Hanger Inc acquired Northeast Alabama Prosthetics & Orthotics LLC, an Anniston- based owner and operator of prosthetics and orthotics center. Terms were not disclosed.

Coosa Valley Limb & Brace LLC | Hanger Inc        

Hanger Inc acquired Coosa Valley Limb & Brace LLC, a Talladega-based provider of medical and health services.

Beaumont Health System | Henry Ford Health System   

Henry Ford Health System merged with Beaumont Health System, a Royal Oak-based owner and operator of hospitals.

Wheatland Town Center | Inland Diversified Real Estate          

Inland Diversified Real Estate Trust Inc acquired Wheatland Town Center, a Dallas-based owner and operator of shopping centers, for $39.3 mil.

AquaBounty Technologies Inc | Intrexon Corp    

Intrexon Corp (Intrexon) planned to launch a mandatory tender offer to acquire the remaining 52.441% interest, or 53.624 mil common shares, which it did not already own, in AquaBouty Technologies Inc (AquaBounty), a Waltham-based biotechnology company, for $0.123 in cash per share, or a total value of $6.596 mil. Concurrently, Intrexon agreed to acquire a 47.559% stake, or 48.631 mil common shares, in AquaBouty.

MOD-PAC Corp | Investor Group   

A management-led investor group, comprised of MOD-PAC Corp's (MPC) Director, President and CEO Daniel Keane and Chairman of the Board Kevin Keane, planned to acquire the remaining 65.866% interest, or 1.834 mil common shares, which it did not already own, in MPC, a Buffalo-based manufacturer of paperboard packaging products, for $7.2 in cash per share, or a total value of $14.694 mil, in a leveraged buyout transaction.

Vistage International Inc | Investor Group           

An investor group, comprised of TowerBrook Capital Partners LP and Education Growth Partners LLC, agreed to acquire an undisclosed majority interest in Vistage International Inc, a San Diego-based, provider of peer advisory services. Terms were not disclosed.

HardMetrics Inc | iQor Holdings Inc          

iQor Holdings Inc, a unit of , acquired HardMetrics Inc, a New York- based developer of cloud- based visual business intelligence, business analytics and reporting solutions software.

WPS Empire State Inc-Power | Lakeside Energy LLC      

Lakeside Energy LLC, a unit of American Securities LLCs American Securities Capital Partners LLC subsidiary, agreed to acquire two power plants of WPS Empire State Inc, a Wisconsin- based provider of electric power distribution services, and a unit of Integrys Energy Group Incs Integrys Energy Service Inc subsidiary.

Landmark Global Inc            | Landmark Distribution LLC          

Landmark Distribution LLC planned to acquire Landmark Global Inc, a Warren- based provider of brokerage services.

Undisclosed Working Interest | LSB Industries Inc         

LSB Industries Inc acquired an undisclosed working interest in certain natural gas properties, located in Wyoming, Pennsylvania, for $49 mil in cash.

Ride Control LLC | MAT Holdings Inc         

MAT Holdings Inc acquired Ride Control LLC, a Troy-based manufacturer and wholesaler of automobile parts, from OpenGate Capital LLC. Terms were not disclosed.

Kilby Flats Project,Esmeralda | Miranda Gold Corp         

Miranda Gold Corp (Miranda) acquired Kilby Flats projects, located in Esmeralda county, Nevada, a gold mining property. Concurrently, Miranda acquired Mustang project.

Teslin River-Mustang Project | Miranda Gold Corp         

Miranda Gold Corp (Miranda) acquired Mustang Project, located in Nye County, Nevada of Teslin River Resources Corp, a Vancouver-based gold mining property, for $0.127 mil. The consideration was to consist of $0.04 mil and the issuance of 0.3 mil Miranda common shares valued at $0.087 mil. The shares were valued based on Mirandas closing stock price of $0. 29 on 31 October 2012, the last full trading day prior to the announcement. Concurrently, Miranda acquired Kilby Flats projects.

LLamasoft Inc | MK Capital LP       

MK Capital LP acquired an undisclosed minority stake in LLamasoft Inc, an Ann Arbor-based developer of supply chain management software, for $6.1 mil, in a privately negotiated transaction.

Indxis Inc | NASDAQ OMX Group Inc         

Nasdaq OMX Group Inc acquired Indxis Inc, a Fort Mill-based provider of research and indexing services, from Mergent Inc. Terms were not disclosed.

San Jose Credit Union | National 1st Credit Union           

National 1st Credit Union planned to acquire San Jose Credit Union, a San Jose- based provider of financing services.

ONPATH Technologies Inc | NetScout Systems Inc          

NetScout Systems Inc acquired ONPATH Technologies, a Marlton-based manufacturer of electronic switchboards.

JumpTime Inc            OpenX | Technologies Inc   

OpenX Technologies Inc, a unit of OpenX Ltd, acquired JumpTime Inc, a Los Angeles- based provider of pioneering technology services.

Banner Pharmacaps Inc | Patheon Inc      

Patheon Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Banner Pharmacaps Inc, a High Point- based manufacturer of pharmaceutical products, for $255 mil in cash, from Vion NV, a unit of Zuidelijke Land- en Tuinbouworganisatie's NCB- Ontwikkeling.

Bear Creek Apartment Property | Pure Multi-Family REIT LP   

Pure Multi-Family REIT LP of Canada acquired the Bear Creek apartment property, located in Dallas-Fort, for $49.35 mil.

Warnaco Group Inc | PVH Corp      

PVH Corp (PVH) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Warnaco Group Inc (Warnaco), a New York-based manufacturer and wholesaler of men and women's intimate apparel, for $2.796 bil. PVH offered $51.75 in cash and 0.1822 common share per Warnaco share. Based on PVH's closing stock price of $91. 5 on 26 October 2012, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Warnaco share was valued at $68.42.

Penguin Group(USA)Inc | Random House Inc      

Random House Inc (Random) , a unit of Bertelsmann Stiftungs Bertelsmann SE & Co KGaA subsidiary, agreed to merge with Penguin Group (USA) Inc (Pearson), a New York- based publishing company, from Pearson PLC, to form a joint venture named Penguin Random House. Upon completion, Random was to own 53% and Pearson the remaining 47% of the joint venture. On October 2012, Penguin rumored to be in negotiations to merge with Random.

JDA Software Group Inc | RedPrairie Corp           

RedPrairie Corp, a unit of Francisco Partners Management LLC, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of JDA Software Group Inc (JDA), a Scottsdale- based developer of enterprise software, via a tender offer for $45 in cash per share, or a total value of $1.927 bil. The offer was conditioned upon at least 79% of JDA's shares being tendered on a fully-diluted basis. Originally, in October 2012, JDA was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company.

OPNET Technologies Inc | Riverbed Technology Inc       

Riverbed Technology Inc (Riverbed) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of OPNET Technologies Inc (OPNET), a Bethesda-based developer of network management software, for $36.55 in cash and 0. 2774 Riverbed common share per OPNET share, or a total value of $1.016 bil. Based on Riverbed's closing stock price of $22.62 on 26 October 2012, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each OPNET share was valued at $6.275.

Pro Brand International Inc | Sandmartin Intl Hldg Ltd 

Sandmartin International Holdings Ltd (Sandmartin) of Hong Kong, through its wholly- owned subsidiary, agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Pro Brand International Inc, a Marietta- based manufacturer of advanced antenna and RF systems, for $33.5 mil. The transaction was to consist of $19.2 mil in cash and the issuance of 87. 75 mil new Sandmartin shares valued at $10.179 mil. The shares were valued based on Sandmartin's closing stock price of $0.116 on 30 October 2012, the last full trading day prior to the announcement. The transaction was to include Pro Brand International (Europe) Ltd.

La Muriel Mining Corp | Santa Fe Metals Corp     

Santa Fe Metals Corp signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire the entire share capital of La Muriel Mining Corp, an Evergreen- based mineral mining corp, for $1.5 mil in cash.

Dexter Hospital LLC | SE Missouri Hospital           

Southeast Missouri Hospital Association agreed to acquire Dexter Hospital LLC, a Dexter-based owner and operator of hospital, from SunLink Health Systems Inc, for $9.8 mil.

Seamless North America LLC | Shareholders        

Aramark Corp planned to spin of its undisclosed majority interest in Seamless North America LLC unit, a New York-based provider of online food ordering services, to its shareholders.

South Hills Cardiology | St Clair Hospital   

St. Clair Hospital acquired South Hills Cardiology Associates, a Pittsburgh-based owner and operator of physician offices.

Chattanooga Oncology | Tennessee Oncology      

Tennessee Oncology acquired Chattanooga Oncology & Hematology Associates, a Chattanooga-based provider of radiation therapy services. Terms were not disclosed.

Green Plains-Grain Elevators | The Andersons Inc          

Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc agreed to acquire 12 grain elevators of Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc, an Omaha-based manufacturer of ethanol and related by- products, for $133.1 mil. The consideration was to consist of $104.8 mil and assumption $28.3 mil in liabilities.

Nieco Corp | The Middleby Corp    

The Middleby Corp acquired Nieco Corp, a Windsor-based manufacturer of broilers and grills.

Bandages Plus Inc | The Morrissey Group LLC     

The Morrissey Group LLC acquired Bandages Plus Inc, a Doral-based wholesaler of therapy products.

CastleGuard Security            | Universal Protection Service        

Universal Protection service, a unit of Universal Services of America, acquired CastleGuard Security, a Plantation-based provider of security services.

Priority Care Inc | US Healthworks Inc      

US Healthworks Inc, a unit of Dignity Health, acquired Priority Care Inc, an Erie-based provider of occupational health and urgent care medical services. Terms were not disclosed.

Bill Barrett Corp-Natural Gas | Vanguard Natural Resources LLC          

Vanguard Natural Resources LLC definitively agreed to acquire the natural gas and liquid assets, located in Colorado and Wyoming, of Bill Barrett Corp, a Denver-based natural gas and oil exploration and development company, for $335 mil. The transaction was to include an initial 18% working interest in Gibson Gulch.

Litle & Co LLC | Vantiv Inc   

Vantiv Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Litle & Co LLC, a Lowell-based provider of payment processing services, for $361 mil in cash.

Lucasfilm Ltd | Walt Disney Co       

Walt Disney Co (Walt Disney) agreed to merge with Lucasfilm Ltd, a San Francisco-based provider of motion picture production services, for $4.05 bil. The transaction was to consist of $2.029 bil in cash and the issuance of 40. 348 mil Walt Disney common shares valued at $2.021 bil. The shares were valued based on Walt Disney's closing stock price of $50. 08 on 26 October 2012, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.

UnitedHealth Group-Medicaid | Wellcare Health Plans Inc        

WellCare Health Plans Inc agreed to acquire the Medicaid business of UnitedHealth Group Inc, a Minnetonka-based provider of health maintenance organization services.

Buyfolio | Zillow Inc 

Zillow Inc acquired Buyfolio, a provider of online real estate information services.

 

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